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7 Security Incidents That Cost CISOs Their Jobs

by Dan Swinhoe | Jan 09, 2020   ()

Whether or not security executives lose their jobs in the wake of a major incident, security failure should be seen as a learning opportunity.

CISOs can leave their job for any number of reasons, but a breach or other security incident often hastens their departure. 

According to Radware’s 2018 State of Web Application Security report, 23% of companies reported executive firings related to application attacks. US companies were more likely to say execs were let go after an incident, as were companies in the technology or financial services sectors.

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Source: CSO Online
Source: CSO Online

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